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Old 09-17-2015, 07:43 AM   #1
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Tire help

I'm wanting to buy new tires (knobbies) for my dual sport, someone had recommended some for me but I can't find the post (tons of tire posts, and I'm sorry for creating another)...please let me know what works well for the trails, I plan on getting a set for the street too if yall can recommend both... (So I can swap them out)..
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Any knowledge on which works best?
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I usually buy one of the name brand soft terrain tires for forest riding, not a good idea if your riding DS though as they won't last long on pavement.
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I usually buy one of the name brand soft terrain tires for forest riding, not a good idea if your riding DS though as they won't last long on pavement.
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For straight trail riding the Sonoma's they sell at Cycle Gear work well. They look just like the MX51 but are quite a bit cheaper. I bought an extra set of rims (Tusk) at Rocky Mountain ATV and put some DOT trail tires for the street and general riding. They don't make a good tire for street and trails, you just end up with a tire that sucks on all surfaces.
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For straight trail riding the Sonoma's they sell at Cycle Gear work well. They look just like the MX51 but are quite a bit cheaper. I bought an extra set of rims (Tusk) at Rocky Mountain ATV and put some DOT trail tires for the street and general riding. They don't make a good tire for street and trails, you just end up with a tire that sucks on all surfaces.
So, if I want to have two sets (street/trail) what do I need besides rims to make for a quick swap out?
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When I use to do this years ago and had multiple rims for my 450x's, I had full rims with brake rotors and sprockets mounted (note: sprockets for street were different than dirt so needed a spare chain and front sprocket when swapping out).
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and BTW, I put a set of those Cycle Gear Sedona's on my KTM 144sx and they seem to be wearing fairly well and have decent traction for the forest. They are pretty inexpensive also.
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When I use to do this years ago and had multiple rims for my 450x's, I had full rims with brake rotors and sprockets mounted (note: sprockets for street were different than dirt so needed a spare chain and front sprocket when swapping out).
I need to buy the totals but do have the new sprocket set, we only changed out the back because also changing out the front caused the chain to be too short .. Purchasing a new chain will allow me to have a spare and put that second sprocket on. Thank you for the info, this helps!
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Buy the "rotors"... Stupid auto correct
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What bike are you riding now Crossfit?
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OK, thought you might have a Honda crf250 and found a set of full rims. NEVERMIND THEN!
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OK, thought you might have a Honda crf250 and found a set of full rims. NEVERMIND THEN!
Darn it! I was thinking about getting a Kx(f), saw one on CL yesterday.... Just a toss-up because I just love the ability to have the 2-in-1 functionality with the dual sport.
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